Bob Foxworthy is Senior Vice President for Quality Safety Edge (QSE). During Bob's 40-year career in Applied Behavioral Science he has implemented behavioral solutions for businesses in Brazil, Dubai, England, India, Mexico, Venezuela, Wales, and throughout the United States. Bob speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English. For the past two years, he has served as global project manager for a QSE senior consultant team simultaneously implementing behavior-based Safety in Brazil, China, Italy, Mexico, Slovakia, and the United States.
Bob's work in behavioral applications has included all business functions: leadership development, executive coaching, supply chain alignment, cultural integration due to mergers, marketing, sales, corporate administration, human resources—becoming the workplace of choice, and manufacturing: production, quality, lean, reliability, logistics, engineering, research and development, and safety. Bob’s industry experience includes oil and gas, hydro, coal, and nuclear energy, food production, paper production, marketing, sales, and general management, aviation, rail operations, heavy manufacturing, computers, textiles, waste management, government and police leadership, and small business development.
A partial listing of Bob's clients include Embraco, Archer Daniels Midland, Milliken Textiles, Chevron, Exxon, Devon Gas, Babcock and Wilcox, Pan American World Airways, Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO), Tropicana Products, Ocean Spray, James River Paper Company, Lockheed-Martin, Sealy Manufacturing, and Crown Equipment Company as well as many other Fortune 500 companies. Bob received the George Land Leadership 2000, World-Class Innovation Award, from Innovation University and Rail Business Magazine’s “Railroad-Shipper Win-WinAward” for customer-supplier collaboration. He has published in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, and authored “From Blame and Shame to Pride and Performance: A case study of Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Station.” He is also an in-demand keynote speaker in many forums for such topics as behavior-based safety and trust-based leadership.
Bob completed his undergraduate degree at Emory University and earned a master’s of education specializing in psychological services and counselling from Georgia State University. He received a Six Sigma Black Belt from Villa Nova University and also holds certificates in Human Resource Management, Change Management, and Project Management.
It is always a source of satisfaction to see client metrics improve, whether in quality, production, reliability, safety, or leadership. The beauty of the behavioral model applied in business is seeing the numbers always increase and the results are often far beyond the expected! —Bob Foxworthy